Master of Computing and Innovation (MComp&Innov)

Program Code

MCOMI

Program Minimum Units

48

Standard Duration

2 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

AQF Level

09

Academic Year

2016

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Master of Computing and Innovation is a conversion program designed for students who wish to develop new skills in the areas of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and management and innovation. It is suitable for students with no prior experience in computer science as well as those with existing qualifications. In this program students undertake a variety of core and elective courses, designed to provide skills in ICT, management and innovation, as well as a significant project designed to combine skills developed across the program.
The Master of Computing and Innovation is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Computing and Innovation

There shall be a Master of Computing and Innovation.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Computing and Innovation, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units comprising:

  1. Courses to the value of 39 units including Core courses to the value of 27 units and Elective courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 9 units in the form of a research project
  3. Unless exempted international students are required to take ELEC ENG 7057 Engineering Communication and Critical Thinking in lieu of an elective
Master of Computing and Innovation

To satisfy the requirements for Master of Computing and Innovation students must complete courses to the value of 48 units.

Core

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7015 Software Engineering & Project 3
COMP SCI 7039 Computer Networks & Applications 3
COMP SCI 7064 Operating Systems 3
COMP SCI 7081 Computer Systems 3
COMP SCI 7201 Algorithm & Data Structure Analysis 3
COMP SCI 7202 Foundations of Computer Science 6

and

Courses to the value of 6 units from the following:


 

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ENTREP 5016 Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3
ENTREP 5018 Opportunity Assessment 3
ENTREP 7022 Creativity and Innovation 3
PROJMGNT 5021 Applied Project Management 1 3

Electives

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

Students must choose one elective from the following stream:

Data and Information Management Stream

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7094 Distributed Databases & Data Mining 3
COMP SCI 7403 Mining Big Data 3

and

General Electives to the value of at least 3 units but not more than 9 units from the following:

 

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7026 Computer Architecture 3
COMP SCI 7027 Computational Cognitive Science 3
COMP SCI 7059 Artificial Intelligence 3
COMP SCI 7076 Distributed Systems 3
COMP SCI 7089 Event Driven Computing 3
COMP SCI 7090 Computer Graphics 3
COMP SCI 7301 Advanced Algorithms 3
COMP SCI 7305 Parallel and Distributed Computing 3

and

Further courses may be chosen from the following Advanced Electives:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7000 Software Architecture 3
COMP SCI 7005 Adaptive Business Intelligence 3
COMP SCI 7007 Specialised Programming 3
COMP SCI 7009 Modern Heuristic Methods 3
COMP SCI 7010 Special Topics in Computer Science A 3
COMP SCI 7012 Special Topics in Computer Science B 3
COMP SCI 7022 Computer Vision 3
COMP SCI 7023 Software Process Improvement 3
COMP SCI 7026 Computer Architecture 3
COMP SCI 7027 Computational Cognitive Science 3
COMP SCI 7041 Language Translators 3
COMP SCI 7044 Computer System Security 3
COMP SCI 7045 Distributed High Performance Computing 3
COMP SCI 7054 High Integrity Software Engineering 3
COMP SCI 7059 Artificial Intelligence 3
COMP SCI 7076 Distributed Systems 3
COMP SCI 7077 Solving Engineering Models 3
COMP SCI 7089 Event Driven Computing 3
COMP SCI 7090 Computer Graphics 3
COMP SCI 7091 Commercialising IT Research 3
COMP SCI 7092 Mobile and Wireless Networks 3
COMP SCI 7093 Evolutionary Computation 3
COMP SCI 7094 Distributed Databases & Data Mining 3
COMP SCI 7301 Advanced Algorithms 3
COMP SCI 7305 Parallel and Distributed Computing 3
COMP SCI 7401 Introduction to Statistical Machine Learning 3
COMP SCI 7402 Introduction to Geometric Algorithms 3
COMP SCI 7403 Mining Big Data 3
COMP SCI 7405 Research Methods in Software Engineering and Computer Science 3
COMP SCI 7406 Secure Programming 3

or

Courses to the value of up to 6 units may be taken from the following:

Any course offered by the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC).

Research Project

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
COMP SCI 7098 Master of Computing & Innovation Project 9